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How is it possible that we kill each other, torture each other in basements? – Sergiy Zakharov

How is it possible that we kill each other, torture each other in basements? - Sergiy Zakharov

Donetsk artist creates a graphic novel to tell what he experienced in captivity using the language he can speak. Artist from Donetsk city Sergiy Zakharov paints a graphic novel based on what he saw and experienced when he was held captive by fighters of self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic year ago.   The story down below […]

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Drone filmed destroyed Donetsk city

Drone filmed destroyed Donetsk city

Video gives bird’s-eye view Donetsk destroyed by terrorists. Unian reports this with reference to pro-Kremlin propagandist channel RT, which has originally published it. Meanwhile situation in Donbas remains relatively calm. The new ceasefire started on September 1. Spokesperson of presidential administration on ATO issues Andriy Lysenko informed that there were no losses among Ukrainian servicemen […]

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New video of destroyed Donetsk airport

New video of destroyed Donetsk airport

Here is new video of destroyed Donetsk airport made on July 19, 2015. The terminal is completely destroyed, there are only pillars of first and second floors and piles of debris. Source: YouTube

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Basement – shelter for Donetsk residents. Photo reportage

personal space limited with one bed

Photo reportage by radiosvoboda from basements in Petrovsk district in Donetsk city. Due to constant shelling many houses are heavily damaged or completely destroyed, so that many residents live in basements. Starting from winter when flow of internally displaced people increased these shelters became place for the most needed. Personal space is limited with one […]

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Video – village of Pisky near Donetsk airport

Video – village of Pisky near Donetsk airport

This video was shot by drone in May 2015. The reconnaissance device flew over village of Pisky that is located near Donetsk airport. Ukrainian Armed Forces have positions in this village and they are under regular shelling of Russia-backed forces. The video demonstrates that numerous firing resulted in destruction of most buildings, some of them […]

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Spontaneous protest in Donetsk: people don’t want war but they can’t figure out how they want it to be stopped

people don't want war but they can't figure out how they want it to be stopped

Today residents of districts that are situated close to Donetsk airport blocked movement on Artema Street in Donetsk. According to different media, there were from 200 to 500 people who demanded to cease shelling. Media reports that the protesters don’t have unified demands: one of them wanted to attack Ukrainian forces, other demanded that DNR […]

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You don’t have to choose, we’ve done it for you

You don’t have to choose, we’ve done it for you.

Ballots for ‘referendum’ with ready marks brought to Torez Few days ago an echelon with military equipment and ammunition arrived to town of Torez in Donetsk oblast. The load for Russia-backed fighters also included ballots for referendum. The ballots already had votes for joining Russia. According to press service of anti-terrorist operation, prisoners from labor […]

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Photos of one of the hottest spots in the conflict zone

photos of Pisky

Servicemen of battalion of territorial defense ‘Kyiv-1’ showed photos of village of Peski. This village is located not far from Donetsk airport and Ukrainian positions in it are under constant shelling of the enemy. Recently defenders of the village observe increased activity of Russia-backed forces, number of cases of shelling has increased. The settlement transformed […]

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Runway in Donetsk airport can be restored

Runway in Donetsk airport can be restored

Head of Committee of National Security and Defense Pashynskiy said that runway of Donetsk airport can be used after restoration. However, he underlined that it hasn’t got military strategic importance now. Donetsk airport runway is suitable for restoration so that the airport itself is still under close surveillance of Ukrainian Armed Forces. Head of parliamentary […]

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Provocations in Donetsk on May 9 to make pretext for attack

Provocations in Donetsk on May 9 to make pretext for attack

Fighters in Donetsk prepare massive provocation on May in order to create pretext for attack. They are going to shell peaceful demonstration so that it would create ground for massive attack at Shyrokine, Pisky and Stanytsa Luhanska. Spokesperson of Presidential Administration on ATO issues colonel Andriy Lysenko informed this. He said that according to intelligence […]

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